TONKA NEWS

Just keep swimming

Junior+Jessi+Mizner+practicing+the+freestyle+at+Gladstone+Community+Center+on+Sept.+24
Junior Jessi Mizner practicing the freestyle at Gladstone Community Center on Sept. 24

Junior Jessi Mizner practicing the freestyle at Gladstone Community Center on Sept. 24

Emily Elliott

Emily Elliott

Junior Jessi Mizner practicing the freestyle at Gladstone Community Center on Sept. 24


Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






This year the swim team faced a lot of adversity and setbacks.

A struggle the coaches were forced to reckon with was the swimmer to coach ratio.

“There’s only five coaches to forty swimmers,” said Coach Hartley.

One obstacle swimmers has overcome is hectic scheduling. Varsity swimmers are responsible for being at practice six days a week, while junior varsity only have to practice five days a week, but are encouraged to go to as many as they can.

“I definitely don’t hang out with as many people as I used to but I still try to,” said freshman Sutton Ward.

Most kids get introduced into swimming through their parents.

“My mom made me and I just liked it so I stayed in it,” Sutton Ward said.

With all of these obstacles, the swim team is still making room to improve.

“We are rebuilding from last year,” Coach Johnston said.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    Boys soccer season ends, players receive postseason awards

  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    Divers place at Blue Division Conference Championship meet

  • Just keep swimming

    News

    Volleyball coach Mike Espinosa achieves 500th win

  • Just keep swimming

    Athlete of the week

    Hitting for a high point

  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    When dedication wins

  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    Looking for a new net

  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    Golfing to a tee

  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    Digging for the cure

  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    From sidelines to starters

  • Just keep swimming

    Fall

    In the water, your only enemy is the clock

error: Content is protected !!
The student news site of Winnetonka High School
Just keep swimming